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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is the NT's premier cultural institution. Enjoy permanent exhibition highlights such as Cyclone Tracy, Natural History and Sweetheart, a famous croc as well as exciting temporary...more
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19 Conacher St | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went here primarily to the the Hurricane Tracy exhibition, which was very good. However this museum is so much more with the boats and maritime exhibits of particular interest to me. The flora and fauna of the territory are well covered. A good little...More

Thank broadhurstannema
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our day at the Museum. Good lay out. The Cyclone Tracey exhibition was emotional , but well worth seeing this sad history. Enjoyable day out

Thank aussieRie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only had 2 hours to spare and it was great to visit this unique museum's exhibits. The aboriginal and Tiwi Island art exhibits were excellent. The cyclone Tracey exhibit was very intetesting and hearing first hand accounts and the sound of the wind was...More

Thank GinaBavin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with my husband - we loved the nautical display and also the cyclone Tracy display the most. Of course the famous crocodile and all of the other displays and artifices were very cool too ! Lovely staff !

Thank Pirateswench
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here when staying in Darwin in July. Very interesting exhibits, including a good representation of Darwin's colourful past. First visit we didn't realise that there was a maritime section, it's a little hidden away, despite the fact that it is a large room. Be...More

Thank rtwomey
Reviewed 6 days ago

On my second visit I found the Museum & Art Gallery to be as good as ever. It has something for everyone. There is Natural History, Science & Marine life,Aboriginal Art & artifacts, Maritime collection, Bird & Butterfly exhibits, a section dedicated to Cyclone Tracy...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard of this museum and didn't have any expectations, and it was incredible!! Amazing photographic exhibit about the Northern Territory from 1911-1921, and powerfully moving and comprehensive exhibition about Cyclone Tracy, which devastated Darwin in 1974. I love photography and stumbled across...More

Thank DrBobQA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is great and full of history and art that wouldn't be seen anywhere else in Australia! After spending time in community, I enjoyed looking at Aboriginal history and artworks that were not tokenistic!

Thank 85leeleew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little museum. I love the art exhibitions, there is usually something special on display. Cyclone Tracey display is a great reminder of living in the territory .

Thank Carleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was a very pleasant surprise with well presented, and extensive natural history exhibits and thought provoking art exhibits.

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lynnie203
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I went on a weekend and it was 10am - 5pm
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